Member Press Releases
The Indiana Chamber partners with 25,000 members and investors – representing over four million Hoosiers – to achieve the mission of “cultivating a world-class environment which provides economic opportunity and prosperity.” Below are the latest announcements from some of these businesses.
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National Office Furniture, a unit of Kimball International, Inc., donated furniture to Vincennes University Jasper (VUJ) to be used in two student lounge areas. National donated Swift and Fringe lounge furniture, Reno lounge seating, Whimsy impromptu seating, and Mio collaborative tables. The VUJ campus encompasses approximately 140 acres and the donated furniture resides in the Administration Building to be [...]
Twenty-four years ago, Darla Israel had her hands full. She was newly divorced and raising two little boys on her own. But her mom needed her. Alma “Sis” Kincaid was only 55 at the time, but a rare, hereditary disease made it unsafe for her to live alone. Something inside her ignited and pushed her into making a life-changing [...]
OneAmerica® recently announced that 2017 was another record-breaking year of growth, marked by all-time highs in revenues, assets under administration and sales. “In 2017, we delivered $5.8 billion in promises paid to customers as we maintained our extraordinary financial strength, which will allow us to meet countless future commitments,” said Scott Davison, OneAmerica chairman, president and CEO. “And we’ve [...]
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition; one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition in their lifetime. Mental illness and addiction not only affects the person suffering but it also impacts family, friends, and the entire community. It is important to remember that mental illnesses are [...]
Indiana Historical Society: Exhibit Features Work of Former ABA Pacers Head Photographer (Indianapolis)
The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) celebrates the Indiana Pacers playoff run with a new exhibit by a man who once worked as head photographer for the team, documenting its American Basketball Association (ABA) seasons. Opening today, the exhibit, Winning Shot: The Sports Photography of Edward M. Moss Jr., pays tribute to the late Ed Moss of Indianapolis and his [...]
Troy Gilstorf, managing partner of BKD’s Indianapolis office, announces the promotion of Kyle Fessler, Laura Haffner, Kathleen Maloof and Kirk Neibuhr to manager, and Justin Proctor to senior managing consultant. These individuals deliver unmatched client service, embrace change and show dedication to the firm’s values. Career paths at BKD are divided into levels, and each position is defined by [...]
Russell Ferrell started Trans-Care independently, from the ground in 1992. It began as a one-van operation in wheelchair transport with Russ behind the wheel. Always a visionary in technological advances that would ensure the best use of time in those precious moments, Russ had a cell phone in a time when they were cutting edge technology so that he [...]
WGU Indiana’s College of Information Technology announced today the addition of a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree program. This online, competency-based degree includes valuable certifications from CIW, CompTIA, Axelos and Oracle, at no additional cost. Students who apply now can begin their program as early as June 1, 2018. “With the addition of our B.S. in [...]
Chief Marketing Officer Greg Cole is proud to announce that BKD has been named a Gold LearningElite organization for 2018 by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. BKD ranked 30th among the 78 finalists singled out for creating and implementing exemplary workforce development practices. CLO announced the 2018 winners March 26 at its annual gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “This [...]
Indiana-based Standard For Success (SFS), a leading company in providing online, fully customizable employee evaluation software, announces acquisition of STAGES Software. In today’s K-12 marketplace, teacher and staff evaluations are a necessary part of school administration and compliance—but for many, these evaluations can be time-consuming, cumbersome and inconsistent. As staff evaluation requirements have evolved across the U.S., both SFS and STAGES [...]